Magic Theatre

Sarah Nina Hayon and Sean San José in the NNPN rolling world premiere of Octavio Solis' "Se Llama Cristina"
Bay Area Stage
BY | 02.14.13

Schedule features “raw” production of ‘Se Llama Cristina’, new play readings, and late-night programming.

Se Llama Cristina - Magic Theatre
Bay Area Stage
BY | 01.31.13

The premise is one of my favorites, drawing from elements not unlike what we’ve seen over the years in other forms, notably in Christopher Nolan’s ‘Memento’ and the ‘Saw’ horror film franchise.

Leez (r. Adrienne Walters) teases Vera (l. Joy Carlin*) in Aurora Theatre Company's World Premiere of Anthony Clarvoe's Our Practical Heaven.
Bay Area Stage
BY | 01.28.13

On the Stark Theater Radar: openings at Marin Theatre Company, Magic Theatre, and Aurora Theatre.

SE LLAMA CRISTINA by Octavio Solis
Let the show begin
BY | 01.23.13

Openings at A.C.T., SHN Orpheum, Dragon Theatre, Magic Theatre, San Jose Stage Company, and The Ashby Stage in Berkeley.

Se Llama Cristina - Magic Theatre
Bay Area Stage
BY | 01.09.13

Octavio Solis is a playwright and director living in San Francisco. Se Llama Cristina is his third play to be produced at Magic Theatre.

Magic Theatre is located in Fort Mason, right along the Marina.
Bay Area Stage
BY | 12.14.12

The list of playwrights cultivated and premiered at Magic Theatre is a veritable who’s who of American theatre: Sam Shepard, Michael McClure, Nilo Cruz, Paula Vogel, Rebecca Gilman, Lloyd Suh, Taylor Mac, Theresa Rebeck, Sharr White, and Luis Alfaro…

Daniel Petzold as Joey in the world premiere of Anna Ziegler's Another Way Home at Magic Theatre.
Bay Area Stage
BY | 11.14.12

At times, the play reminded me of the bold, uncompromising indie film We Need to Talk About Kevin (featuring a haunting performance by Ezra Miller); that hatred can seemingly run so deep, without explanation.

The Other Place - Magic Theatre San Francisco
Bay Area Stage
BY | 09.24.12

This is the beauty of this play; what appears ordinary on the surface is anything but, and we find ourselves asking questions, contemplating the various actions the characters are taking which all appear right, yet seem to further deepen the pain, negative consequences.

"We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone.” ~Orson Welles
Engage the Stage
BY | 05.07.12

Why are sports writers and political pundits able to stir up active online debate whereas their counterparts in theater cannot?

BATS Imrprov. Killing someone is always more fun when you make it up as you go along.
Bay Area Stage
BY | 04.27.12

You — that innocent of innocent audience member — will, of course, have the honor of choosing the murder weapon and the scene of the crime.